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Hi I'm Abbigail Ellis

I'm from Tennessee, a new convert, and a servant of The Lord. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I was born in Clarksville, Tennessee, the youngest of 4 children. I was raised by two wonderful parents who love and support me. The best memories I have are from spending time with my family and friends. My family has showed their unwavering love as I decided to stand a little taller and become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I was baptized August 17th, 2013. Now a year later, I am serving a mission in Spokane, Washington. Being a member has brought a new light into my life and in return has helped me share that light with those around me. I can see the hearts of my family soften as I set that example to follow our Savior Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a Presbyterian church but as I grew older, I fell away from the church. Then my parents went to a Southern Baptist church when I was 17. I attended for a while then again fell away from that church as well. I attended other churches until my best friend from high school introduced me to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I myself, have come to know that this is Christ's church. I love my Savior, Jesus Christ. I love this restored gospel and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help change people's lives like those two missionaries that changed mine. This gospel brings such happiness and innumerable blessings to my life. I could not be any more proud to say that I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I was a ward missionary and the Young Single Adults Women's Stake Representative. I was able to see myself grow a lot in this calling as I worked with members my age. I think one of my biggest acts of faith is serving a mission. I have left my family for 18 months to help others be with theirs forever. I am able to increase my faith every day by relying wholly upon my Savior, Jesus Christ. I know this gospel is for everyone and I have the outstanding privilege to be serving God's children every day and helping them to increase their faith in Christ.